Villanova vs West Virginia
October 29, 1977 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Villanova
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals72388143744405.2
Vincent Thompson3616201622154.5
Patrick O'Brien22160141461406.6
Michael Chenet420020085.0
Gregory Bedesem3200200126.7
Anthony Serge417017064.3
Charles Gross1707077.0
Spencer Prescott2202111.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals40206241822304.6
Dave Riley1911101111185.8
Walter Easley10373341113.4
Cedric Thomas13003003030.0
Robert Alexander617116052.7
Danny Williams1909099.0
Paul Lumley1202022.0
Dan Kendra2020-200-9-10.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals360221110
Patrick O'Brien36022111 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals213543093350
Dan Kendra21343309335 
Danny Williams011000 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals3221117.3
Dennis McCauley2181119.0
Anthony Serge14044.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2130933514.7
Cedric Thomas713033518.6
Rich Duggan44301910.8
Dave Riley44301810.8
Randy Swinson23802319.0
Manuel Rodriguez12802828.0
Ben McDay11501515.0
Robert Alexander16066.0
Walter Easley16066.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals413533.846
Dave Bauer413533.846
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals27135.541
Ken Hatton27135.541
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals1-3071263545231
Charles Gross1-3-336835   
David Martin   24831   
Michael Chenet   11010   
Steve Koenig   100   
Daniel Driscoll      25231
Joseph Clark      200
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals100610124000
Tom Pridemore100      
Robert Alexander   46624   
Fulton Walker   11313   
Jim Tackett   12222   
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals37422126-352571
Vincent Thompson162    162
Patrick O'Brien146    146
Charles Gross7 68-3 72
Daniel Driscoll    5252
David Martin  48  48
Michael Chenet20 10  30
Anthony Serge174   21
Gregory Bedesem20    20
Dennis McCauley 18   18
Spencer Prescott2    2
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals20230910100612
Cedric Thomas30130   160
Dave Riley11143   154
Robert Alexander16666  88
Rich Duggan 43   43
Walter Easley346   40
Randy Swinson 38   38
Manuel Rodriguez 28   28
Jim Tackett  22  22
Ben McDay 15   15
Fulton Walker  13  13
Danny Williams9    9
Paul Lumley2    2
 West VirginiaVillanova
First Downs2721
 Rushing917
 Passing162
 Penalty22
NET YARDS RUSHING182374
 Rushing Attempts4072
 Average Per Rush4.65.2
 Rushing Touchdowns24
 Yards Gained Rushing206388
 Yards Lost Rushing2414
NET YARDS PASSING30922
 Completions-Attempts-Int21-35-43-6-0
 Average Per Attempt8.83.7
 Average Per Completion14.77.3
 Passing Touchdowns31
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS491396
 Total Offense Plays7578
 Average Gain Per Play6.55.1
Fumbles: Number-Lost4-46-5
Penalties: Number-Yards7-689-91
PUNTS-YARDS2-714-135
 Average Yards Per Punt35.533.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-0-01-(-3)-0
 Average Per Return0.0-3.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD6-101-07-126-0
 Average Per Return16.818.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-04-52-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Villanova
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals5816742.0204.02400045210
 Daniel Driscoll6410       252  
Ken Lowe617  1.03       
Leon Mareski617           
 Joseph Clark617       20  
Sean Collins606  1.01     1 
Howie Long426           
Phil DiGiacomo4261.0111.011       
Mark Kowalonek505           
Steve Plastek325           
Joe Posch2351.091.09       
 Dave Bauer303           
Joe Clancy202           
Jim O'Connell101           
Dan Burke101           
Ralph Pasquariello, Jr101           
Chuck Lodge101           
Steve Slagle101           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals7837115 04.0110000020
55Jeff Macerelli12416           
22Tom Pridemore10616           
1Harold Woods9514  1.05       
58Bob Tomko9514           
82Robin Meeley538           
51Fran Gleason426           
95Delbert Fowler336           
25Larry Holbert505         1 
17John LaSavage235         1 
97John Bendana314  1.01       
45Lester Johnson314           
65Joe Jelich314           
 Fulton Walker303  1.01       
56Doc Holliday123           
71Al Pisula202  1.04       
87Pete McConnell112           
50James "Rocky" Gianola101           
37Terry Bowden101           
62Jim Himic101           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
112:40VU - Patrick O'Brien 31 yd rush TD (Kick by Gus Fernandez Good)7-0
14:47VU - Dennis McCauley 7 yd TD pass from Patrick O'Brien (Kick by Gus Fernandez Good)14-0
10:27VU - Vincent Thompson 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Gus Fernandez Good)21-0
210:42VU - Spencer Prescott 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Gus Fernandez Good)28-0
29:00WVU - Cedric Thomas 35 yd TD pass from Dan Kendra (Kick by Bill McKenzie Good)28-7
22:16WVU - Dave Riley 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Bill McKenzie Good)28-14
311:54VU - Gus Fernandez 22 yd FG31-14
39:26WVU - Bill McKenzie 32 yd FG31-17
34:09VU - Gus Fernandez 40 yd FG34-17
410:05WVU - Walter Easley 2 yd rush TD (Rush by Walter Easley Fail)34-23
47:24VU - Vincent Thompson 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Gus Fernandez Good)41-23
44:43WVU - Cedric Thomas 26 yd TD pass from Dan Kendra (Pass by Dan Kendra Fail)41-29
41:47WVU - Cedric Thomas 13 yd TD pass from Dan Kendra (Kick by Bill McKenzie Good)41-36
Attendance: 31,175
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Villanova2176741
West Virginia01431936
Officials: Tom Adams (Back Judge), David Walker (Field Judge), Rich Farina (Head Linesman), Anthony Minisi (Line Judge), Raymond Bower (Referee), Ron Abdow (Umpire)
Temperature: 65
Villanova
PosOffense
TESteve Koenig
LTTom Walsh
LGKen Zunic
CPat McEvoy
RGChet Zalesky
RTMark Cordes
WRDennis McCauley
QBPatrick O'Brien
FBVincent Thompson
RHCharles Gross
LHAnthony Serge
West Virginia
PosOffense
TERandy Swinson
LTWayne Gatewood
LGJim Himic
CClay Singletary
RGRandy Weppler
RTAl Thomas
FLRich Duggan
SECedric Thomas
QBDan Kendra
TBDave Riley
FBWalter Easley
PosDefense
RCBSean Collins
LCBSteve Plastek
ROVDave Bauer
RLBKen Lowe
LLBDaniel Driscoll
SJoseph Clark
LDTSteve Duda
RDELeon Mareski
RDTMark Kowalonek
LDEPhil DiGiacomo
MGHowie Long
PosDefense
CBJohn LaSavage
CBHarold Woods
FSTom Pridemore
DEDoc Holliday
DEFran Gleason
LBBob Tomko
SSReggie Hughey
LBJeff Macerelli
DTRobin Meeley
DTLester Johnson
MGJoe Jelich
Michael Chenet, Spencer Prescott, Gus Fernandez, David Martin, Gregory Bedesem, Pete Haack, Greg Hvala, Lou Gryga, Jim O'Connell, Dan Burke, Paul Pachuta, Charles Kelly, Don Ziesel, Angelo Ganguzzo, Joe Fleshman, David Suggs, Ralph Pasquariello, Jr, Paul Columbia, Joe Posch, Chuck Lodge, Jim Swiger, Joe Clancy, Bernie Hober, Skip Massengill, Steve Slagle
Robert Alexander, Jim Tackett, Fulton Walker, 7-Mark "Dutch" Hoffman, 16-Danny Williams, 25-Larry Holbert, 30-Bill McKenzie, 35-Paul Lumley, 37-Terry Bowden, 47-Ken Hatton, 50-James "Rocky" Gianola, 52-Jack Palmer, 60-Chuck Gambill, 61-Terry Alessi, 71-Al Pisula, 83-Ben McDay, 87-Pete McConnell, 88-Manuel Rodriguez, 89-Matt Grimone, 95-Delbert Fowler, 97-John Bendana